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93 Best Greater New York Area Angel Investors

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Angel Investors play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Greater New York Area Angel Investors. We have tried to select a variety of different types of investors across a variety of niches.

This list is designed to show off the investors with exceptional track records, industry experience and a unique understanding of the ecosystem.

Top Greater New York Area Angel Investors

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Neil Blumenthal

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Neil Blumenthal is a co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a transformative lifestyle brand that offers designer eyewear at a revolutionary…


Jonathan Wasserstrum

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jonathan graduated from Columbia Business School in May 2012. Prior to business school, Jonathan worked in the International Capital Group a…


Iqram Magdon-Ismail

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Iqram is a co-founder of Venmo, an iPhone, Android and Blackberry App that lots of people use to pay their friends back.


Chase Coleman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Private Equity

Chase Coleman is the partner of Tiger Global Management LLC (previously known as Tiger Technology Management LLC) in 2001.


Jeffrey Zirlin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jeffrey Zirlin is the Co-Founder and Growth Lead at Sky Mavis.


Rich Antoniello

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Rich Antoniello joined the company as CEO in 2003 and quickly established Complex magazine into a profitable powerhouse known for delivering…


Alex Mashinsky

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Alex is one of the inventors of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) with a foundational patent dating back to 1994 and is now working on MOI…


Gene Lee

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gene Lee – Co-Founder, CPO @ Ramp


Jennifer Fleiss

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jennifer Fleiss is the President and co-founder of Rent the Runway, the premier online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals….


Vinit Bharara

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Vinit Bharara is a Founder and CEO at Some Spider Studios. Vinit Bharara was previously the General Counsel of the then publicly traded The…


Nathaniel Stevens

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Crowdfunding, Early Stage Venture, Non Equity Assistance, Post-Ipo, Private Equity, Secondary Market, Seed

Nathaniel Stevens is a Founder at Yodle, Punchey and managing director at Stevens Ventures, LP.


Songe LaRon

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Songe is the CEO and co-founder of Squire, an all in one platform that powers barbershop operations. Squire is YC backed and has raised over…


Chris Quinn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

I invest in early stage venture (preseed to series A) as a VC and angel. My current portfolio includes Burrow, Italic, Made In, Maude, Threa…


Koda M. Wang

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Koda M. Wang is the co-founder of Block Renovation. Prior to that, Koda served as the chief customer officer at Rent The Runway and COO at H…


Jack Einhorn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jack Einhorn is the Chief Architect at Inform Technologies.


Michael Parekh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

After over two decades at Goldman Sachs, Michael has been active investor & entrepreneur over the past decade, focused on both private & pub…


Suleman Ali

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Suleman “Suli” Ali is an entrepreneur and angel investor. He’s the founder & CEO of TinyCo which was acquired by Jam City in 2016. Suli is…


Noam Bardin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Hailed as one of Business Insider’s 100 Stars of Silicon Valley, Noam holds a B.A. in Economics from the Hebrew University and a Masters of …


Sep Kamvar

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sep Kamvar is a consulting professor of Computational Mathematics at Stanford University. His research focuses on social computing and infor…


Robert Pittman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Robert “Bob” Pittman is the chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia. Prior to that, Bob served as the CEO of MTV Network and the co-founder and prog…


Alexander Rinke

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Alexander Rinke Co-CEO and Co-founder Celonis Alexander Rinke is the co-CEO and co-Founder of Celonis, the leader in the leader in turning p…


Benjamin McKean

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ben McKean is a Founder and CEO of Hungryroot. Prior to Hungryroot, Ben was a Vice President and General Manager at Groupon, overseeing thei…


Henry Kissinger

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Henry Kissinger is Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. Kissinger served as Assistant to the Presid…


Jonathan Auerbach

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jonathan Auerbach brings more than a quarter century of business insights and international leadership experience to his position as Senior …


Sue Wagner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Sue Wagner


Martha Stewart

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Martha Stewart is an Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, and bestselling author, as well as a lifestyle expert and teacher. Sh…


Scott Tannen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

Scott Tannen has been recognized as one of the pioneers in the online marketing and branding space. Beginning his career at Nabisco/Kraft Fo…


Clement Benoit

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Clement Benoit – Founder and CEO @ Fithouse


Yoav Naveh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Managing Partner, INT3 Founder, CEO at ConvertMedia (acquired by Taboola)


Jason Wright

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jason Wright is a Partner in the Tech & Telecom team and joined Apax in 2000, based in the New York office. He has both led and participate…


Raj Dutt

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Raj is the CEO and Co-Founder of raintank. Formerly he was the Founder and CEO of Voxel, a cloud and hosting company which was purchased by …


Sebastian Castro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Professional Goals: Develop exciting technologies, services, and products that bridges the gap between online experiences and the offline w…


Eric Franchi

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Eric Franchi is an investor and company advisor focused on the digital transformation of media and marketing. He is a partner at MathCapital…


Gabby Slome

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gabby Slome has a background launching and growing other e-commerce startups and and former equestrian who spent her life around animals and…


Jon Stein

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jon Stein – Founder and Chairman of the Board @ Betterment


Nancy Peretsman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nancy Peretsman, Managing Director at Allen & Company LLC, has served as advisor to many of the world’s largest media, communications and co…


Lee Barba

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

He earned his M.B.A. from Columbia University and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina.


John Nisi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

John Nisi is the worldwide services chief technology officer for data insights at Microsoft Corp. He is also a founder and CEO at Nisi Enter…


Richard M. Cashin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mr. Cashin is Managing Partner of OEP. Prior to founding One Equity Partners in 2001, Mr. Cashin was President of Citigroup Venture Capital,…


Dan Abelon

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dan joined Two Sigma Ventures in 2015 and spends his time on the investment team funding startups in a wide variety of sectors within early-…


J Brant Arseneau

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Crowdfunding, Early Stage Venture, Seed

J Brant Arseneau is the Founder and Partner at 9Point8 Capital. He also works as a mentor at Creative Destruction Lab.


Marina Hadjipateras

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Marina Hadjipateras is the Co-Founder and General Partner at Trail Mix Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund focussed on the future …


David Beatty

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David is an entrepreneur and Angel investor. He is very active in promoting angel investing around the world as managing director of Golden…


Darren Cohen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Darren Cohen is the Partner at Goldman Sachs.


James Conigliaro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

James Conigliaro is an Investor at Array Ventures


Noah Goodhart

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Noah is a New York based entrepreneur who has spent the last 10 years starting, running, and investing in internet companies. Along with his…


Christina Jenkins

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dr. Christina Jenkins is a venture investor and strategic adviser to board members and senior executives in provider organizations and healt…


Jonathan Zabusky

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Prior to the merger with GrubHub Inc., Jonathan served as CEO of Seamless North America LLC. During his tenure at Seamless, Jonathan led the…


Matias Recchia

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Matias Recchia – Co-Founder & CEO @ IguanaFix


Alex Stern

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Alex Stern


Graham Clempson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Graham Clempson has over 30 years of experience in the Private Equity and Credit Markets, from the development of the European Leveraged Fin…


Joshua Steiner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Joshua L. Steiner is a Managing Principal of Quadrangle Group LLC focused on the firm’s media and communications private equity business. Pr…


Darshan Somashekar

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Darshan Somashekar


Tomi Pierucci

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Tomi Pierucci is an entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience building companies that design, manufacture and sell innovative physi…


Michael Recce

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Michael Recce


David Pachter

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

David Pachter is the Executive Chairman of JumpCrew and YouNow. He is also the author of Remote Leadership, being published by Amplify in Au…


Albert Subbloie

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Al Subbloie is the President, Founder, and CEO at Budderfly, Inc. One who combines entrepreneurial passion, hands-on knowledge of successfu…


Rett Wallace

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rett Wallace has 20 years of experience as an investor and merchant banker at Allen & Company, Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, and at his o…


Marc Ecko

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Marc Ecko is the board member at SUPERBLUE.


Mark Rosenblatt

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mark has been an active high tech investor since 1995 in both private and public companies. His fund, Rationalwave Capital Partners, was an …


Taha Bawa

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Taha Bawa – CEO and Co-Founder @ Goodwall


Enrique Posner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Enrique Posner is co-founder and co-ceo at Taiga.io.


Andy Lerner

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Andy is the Managing Partner of IA Capital Group, a New York-based insurtech-focused venture capital firm. With seven current funds plus its…


Ryan Engel

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mr.Ryan Engel is a Director of Business Development at Peloton Interactive.


Rosanna Durruthy

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging LinkedIn.


Efrem Kamen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Efrem Kamen


Manny Singh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Manny Singh


Scott Swid

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Scott Swid serves as the General Partner at SLS Cardinal.


Lindsay Rosenwald

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Financial expert and physician Lindsay Rosenwald assists companies who have devoted their resources to advancing discoveries in technology a…


James Satloff

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

James Satloff is the Independent Director at Backstop Solutions Group.


Matthew Siegel

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Secondary Market, Seed

Matthew Siegel is the CMO and Head of Global Client Group of Aperture Investors, a disruptive asset manager reinventing the model for active…


Luis Chou

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Luis Chou – Partner @ Novel TMT Ventures


Patrick Stern

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Pat is the co-founder of Props. He has 20 years of experience as a creative director working with some of the best brands in the world incl…


Bethenny Frankel

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bethenny Frankel is the owner of BB Endeavors.


Andrew Bursky

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Andrew Bursky Chairman at Atlas Holdings LLC


Richard Sheldon

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Richard Sheldon


Brian Levy

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brian Levy, OD, MSc has served as our Chief Medical Officer since January 2012. From 1994 to 2008, Dr. Levy was at Bausch + Lomb, Inc. where…


Jim Sorenson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jim Sorenson a renowned entrepreneur, business leader, and social investor and has built multiple highly successful companies in industries …


Joan Lamm-Tennant

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Joan Lamm-Tennant leads Blue Marble Microinsurance, a startup that extends socially impactful, commercially viable insurance to the underser…


Matthew Gilbert

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Executive and Sales leader with a 20 year record of exceeding targets and achieving operational excellence in public and private companies. …


Gabriela Hearst

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Gabriela Hearst – Co-Founder and Creative Director @ Gabriela Hearst


Noah Breslow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Noah Breslow is the Chief Executive Officer at OnDeck, a technology company solving small business’s biggest challenge: access to capital. U…


Brooke Wall

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Brooke Wall is the CEO and Founder of The Wall Group, a fully integrated management company that focuses on providing its talent with the mo…


Leland Hart

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Leland Hart


Steve Farella

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Steve Farella


Angélica Fuentes

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Angélica Fuentes Téllez is a Mexican business executive and was shareholder of Grupo Omnilife-Angelissima-Chivas, a multinational corporatio…


Christine Pantoya

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Venture

Christine Pantoya is a Marketing and Customer Acquisition Officer at Rivals Media.


Karim Rashid

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Karim Rashid is a Canadian-American industrial designer. His designs include luxury goods, furniture, lighting, surface design, brand identi…


Roman Regelman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Roman Regelman is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Digital for BNY Mellon, and a member of the company’s Executive Committee. Rom…


David Shanahan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Shanahan


Kevin Diao

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Kevin Diao – Co-Founder @ Mx Federation


Nachi Muthu

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nachi Muthu


Jason Owen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jason Owen

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